What does default on mean?

Definitions for default on
de·fault on

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. default, default on(verb)

    fail to pay up

How to pronounce default on?

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How to say default on in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of default on in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of default on in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of default on in a Sentence

  1. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell:

    I made it very clear after the November (2014) election we're certainly not going to shut down the government or default on the national debt.

  2. Christian Noyer:

    Our rules oblige us to stop immediately at the point when there is no prospect of a political accord on a programme, or at the point when the Greek banking system crumbles - which would happen if it enters generalised default on all its debts.

  3. Paul Ryan:

    Right now, the stability of the U.S. territory is in danger, as the Puerto Rican government continues to default on major loan payments. We have insisted that our response meet basic principles, and first among them is protecting taxpayers from a bailout.

  4. John McCain:

    The United States can not default on our obligations and this bill prevents that from happening, the deal is not perfect. It is not what I would have written and I have great concerns about the cuts to our nation’s defense spending that may have to occur as a result of this bill’s passage. We must do everything we can to avoid an exercise in blind sequestration of defense funds that could come into play if the joint committee can not find a way to further avoid cuts of $ 1.2 trillion.

  5. Craig Moffett:

    When a company has to explain why they probably won't default on their debt, it's usually not a good day for equity holders.

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